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Grand Canyon Field Trip – Sneak Peak with NPS Videos!

Are you attending the 2014 AEG Conference in Scottsdale this September? Great! Are you signed up for the field trip to the Grand Canyon yet? Why not? The National Park Service has it’s own Grand Canyon You-Tube channel. If you have never been to this amazing National Park, watch a few of these videos, and you will definitely want to sign up! Here is one of their most recent videos.

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Wanted: Abstracts for AEG 2014 Annual Meeting sessions

AEG 2014 Annual Meeting is looking for abstracts for the following sessions to complete the 2014 Technical Program. Please submit your abstract online here.

  • Rockslope Mapping and Mitigation
  • Geophysics
  • Symposium Land Subsidence Part II
  • Symposium Landslides Part III
  • Drilling Applications
  • Geological Engineering in Design: Seismic Considerations
  • Geophilanthropy
  • Probabilistic and Reliability Based Design
  • Wildfires and Debris Flows
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AEG 2014 Landslides and Infrastructure Symposium – Call for Abstracts

2010 Taiwan Landslide Covers FreewayThe Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG) would like to invite you to submit an abstract for presentations to be given at the symposium focused on case histories of landslides and their interaction with infrastructure and their especially challenging aspects. This technical program will be part of the 57th AEG Annual Meeting held in Scottsdale, Arizona from September 20-28, 2014. Abstracts should be submitted by May 1, 2014. For more information, Download the Landslides and Infrastructure Symposium Call for Abstracts and submit your abstract online. Photo credit: Reuters via the Landslide Blog.

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How Old is the Grand Canyon?

Folks attending the AEG 2014 conference this fall in Scottsdale, Arizona have a rare opportunity to tour the Grand Canyon and hear expert geologist Wayne Ranney answer the question “Just how old is the Grand Canyon?” and many other questions. The video below gives you a sneak peak at Wayne’s expertise on the Canyon. More info to follow soon on the field trip!

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AEG 2014 Unsaturated Soils Symposium – Call for Abstracts

The Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG) would like to invite you to submit an abstract for presentations to be given at the symposium focused on recent findings and current practice related to Unsaturated Soils. This technical program will be part of the 57th AEG Annual Meeting held in Scottsdale, Arizona from September 20-28, 2014. Abstracts should be submitted by May 1, 2014. Download the Call for Abstracts for the Symposium on Unsaturated Soils in Cutting-Edge Design and Construction of Infrastructure and submit an abstract online. Photo credit: CU Boulder Flow Processes Laboratory.

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AEG 2014 Land Subsidence and Earth Fissures Symposium – Call For Abstracts

Earth Fissure in Apache Junction, Arizona

Earth Fissure in Apache Junction, Arizona. Photo by Todd C. Shipman and Meagan Shoots, AZGS.

The Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG) would like to invite you to submit an abstract for presentations to be given at the symposium focused on recent findings and current practice related to Land Subsidence and Earth Fissures. This technical program will be part of the 57th AEG Annual Meeting held in Scottsdale, Arizona from September 20-28, 2014. Abstracts should be submitted by May 1, 2014. For more information, download the full Call for Abstracts for the Earth Fissures Symposium and submit a Call for Abstracts for the Earth Fissures Fissures Symposium and submit an abstract online. Photo source: AZGS.

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AEG 2014 Dams Symposium – Call for Abstracts

The Dams Technical Working Group of the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG) is currently accepting abstracts for presentations to be given at a symposium focused on Dam Foundation, Evaluation and Improvement projects. This topic was selected to showcase the need for continued focus on dam foundation investigations of new and existing dams; evaluation and inspection of dams; and the expanding industry spawned by the aging infrastructure of dams. For more information, download the AEG 2014 Dams Symposium – Call for Abstracts.

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Call for Abstracts AEG 2014 Scottsdale

The Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG) is now accepting abstracts for the 2014 Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. Authors may propose their abstracts for posters or oral presentations in one of the exciting Technical Symposia tracks.

Please refer to the AEG National Organization Website for instructions on how to submit your abstract. The deadline for abstracts is May 1, 2014. Good luck!

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Countdown to Seattle!

The 2013 AEG Conference in beautiful downtown Seattle is rapidly approaching! We are excited that a number of the 2014 committee members will be in attendance, and the 2014 AEG Scottsdale conference will even have a table in the exhibit hall. So if you are there, be sure and stop by to see all of the great things that Scottsdale and Arizona have to offer!trevordiy.wordpress.com

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